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We have been blessed with wonderful hospice care each time we needed it. Our most recent experience was exceptional. Perhaps it was because the provider was a house call service and their working paradigm included doctors in the field. 389 more words

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Dallas To Desert

Tonight is our last evening in Dallas, as we leave tomorrow for a new adventure of living in Arizona. We have been back in Dallas for 2 years since leaving California and will be residing in Mesa, which is close to our kids there in Gilbert. 593 more words

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Still Grieving

Life offers so many opportunities to eat crow. A few months after my mom passed away I published a post entitled Anticipatory Grieving. That November signaled the start of our first holiday season without Mom. 280 more words

Forget Me Not Unltd.

An Ehthical Will- Leaving Your Legacy

You have your legal will or your family trust in place, an advanced healthcare directive complete and maybe you have even arranged and paid for your burial. 69 more words

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Doctors Do Make House Calls

February of last year I published a post entitled I’m So Frustrated in which I shared an ongoing issue we had with Sue’s doctor.  By Medicare standards, Sue was housebound and yet her doctor wanted to see Sue every 6 to 8 weeks to keep her vicodin prescription active. 378 more words

Forget Me Not Unltd.

What Now?

Mom was by nature a caregiver.  Beyond her role as a parent, she helped take care of her sister, mother, stepfather, and husband at the end of their lives.   185 more words

Forget Me Not Unltd.

We are at the end.

It’s the end, a little over a week ago my mother-in-law passed away. She was at home. In her last day each member of her immediate family shared time with her. 221 more words

Forget Me Not Unltd.